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Høst 2019

IND-3012 GENI - Research Methods and Indigenous Research Ethics - 5 stp


The course is administrated by

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education

Type of course

The student must be enrolled in the Master in Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas (GENI).

Course contents

The course provides insights into quantitative and qualitative methodologies, emphasising their theoretical and technical foundations. It fosters skills relevant for designing research, selecting appropriate methods, collecting and handling data, and writing up research. It also provides guidelines for identifying and addressing practical challenges associated with research in difficult and post-conflict settings. It introduces students to the ethical questions and requirements surrounding research related to Indigenous peoples.

Application deadline

March 15.

Objective of the course

The students have the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge

The student:

Skills

The student is able to / can:


Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

The course will involve 6 lectures over 6 weeks. These will be supplemented with weekly seminar discussions of the course material, as well as group and one-on-one discussions of planned research projects. Students are also expected to complete an online module in research ethics.

The course is offered in the fall semester (August - December).


Assessment

The exam will consist of:

The exam will be assessed on a Pass/Fail basis.

Retake is offered in the beginning of the following semester in cases of Fail. Deferred examination is offered in the beginning of the following semester if the student is unable to take the final exam due to illness or other exceptional circumstances. Registration deadline for retake is January 15. A passing grade is required before the student can start the course IND-3013 Applied Research Project.


Date for examination

Home examination hand in date 05.11.2019

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.